Headtorch, experts in workplace mental health
A team of specialists in learning & development and psychology, backed up by clinical and legal professionals.
With proven results, we enable organisations to build a positive mental health culture and support mental health in the workplace.
Our programmes increase engagement, help to reduce absenteeism and importantly, create a workplace culture where people thrive.
We have tailored solutions for all levels of organisations, from the board room to the front line, delivered on-line or face to face.
We constantly assess the results of our work – we know we make a significant impact.
Headtorch works in collaboration with the School of Psychology at The University of Glasgow, we have the academic results to prove efficacy.
We have solutions for all levels of an organisation:
Strategy – a high level consultation to determine where you are, where you want to get to, and how to get there.
Senior Leaders – understand mental health at work, the business and legal reasons why you must take action, and what to do.
Line Managers – Become confident when it comes to mental health, know how to spot signs, have sensitive conversations, and know what to do.
Mental Health Champions – Gain an in depth knowledge of workplace mental health and well-being. Know what to look out for and how to support your colleagues.
Front Line & Direct Staff – gain an introduction to mental health, understand what it is and be certain that your organisation is taking this seriously.
Skills Programme – there’s never been a more important time to support your people, a series of virtual classroom events to look after mental fitness and focus in these difficult times.
Annual Conference – run by Headtorch with the School of Psychology at the University of Glasgow, fun, thought provoking and interactive.
Key Note Talks – the ideal launch pad for workplace mental health initiatives. Engaging presentations with live theatre, original filmed drama, questions and … goats.
Headtorch programmes are evidenced based with proven results.
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A televisual on-line learning programme taking you into the world of mental health at work. Hear expert commentary and lived experience; learn the essentials and practical tips.
“The Headtorch sessions added immense value - productivity and engagement increased, people felt valued and there was better focus. We still talk about this, a 3 hour workshop is having an impact 18 month later. Headtorch is proven to bring mental health and emotional wellbeing to the forefront in the workplace, adding value to every organisation through every team member.”
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